WSR 08-10-012

PERMANENT RULES

TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT BOARD


[ Filed April 24, 2008, 5:42 p.m. , effective May 25, 2008 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Amending WAC 479-05-040 Value engineering study requirements, to clarify internal governmental operations, making the language more specific and understandable for local agencies.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 479-05-040.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 47.26 and 47.66 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-05-017 on February 12, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: April 22, 2008.

Stevan Gorcester

Executive Director

OTS-1330.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-18-050, filed 8/30/07, effective 9/30/07)

WAC 479-05-040   Value engineering study requirements.   A value engineering study is required for urban projects with total cost exceeding two and one-half million dollars or when determined by the executive director to be in the best interest of the project.

The value engineering study requirement is completed when the local agency submits the recommendation report to TIB. TIB may consider what recommendations are accepted or rejected when evaluating any funding increase or scope change request.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 47.26 RCW. 07-18-050, 479-05-040, filed 8/30/07, effective 9/30/07. Statutory Authority: Chapters 47.26 and 47.66 RCW. 99-24-038, 479-05-040, filed 11/23/99, effective 12/24/99.]

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